Pomona College Anthropology Professor Dru Gladney, whose research centered on the politics, peoples and cultures of the Silk Road and China’s Uyghur population, died unexpectedly March 17. He was 65. Gladney joined Pomona’s faculty in 2006 as an anthropology professor, serving as department chair most recently until 2021. While
Tag: In Memoriam
In memoriam: Robert Keller, Harvey Mudd Computer Science Professor
Robert “Bob” Keller, a professor of computer science and music at Harvey Mudd College, died Sept. 13 surrounded by his family.
In memoriam: R. Michael Shanahan, Harvey Mudd board chair and benefactor
R. Michael Shanahan, a former Harvey Mudd board chair and significant donor, died July 29. Colleagues and family remembered his hardworking spirit and commitment to the college’s success.
In memoriam: Netzali Can PZ ’23
Netzali Can PZ ’23 died during winter break, Pitzer President Melvin Oliver said in an email to students Jan. 15.
In memoriam: Pomona biology professor Jonathan Wright
Pomona College biology professor Jonathan Wright died suddenly Monday night, Dean of the College Robert Gaines announced.
In Memoriam: Former Pitzer President Frank Ellsworth
Frank L. Ellsworth, president of Pitzer College from 1979 to 1991, died at his home Oct. 20. He was 76.
In Memoriam: Former Pitzer, CMC vice president James B. Jamieson
Former Pitzer College and Claremont McKenna College vice president James B. Jamieson died in his home in San Luis Obispo on Sept. 18. He was 88.
In Memoriam: CMC trustee Thomas B. Neff CM ’76
Thomas B. Neff CM ’76, a member of the Claremont McKenna College board of trustees, died unexpectedly in his home Aug. 25.
In Memoriam: Pomona College music professor Gwendolyn Lytle
Pomona College professor Gwendolyn Lytle, a soloist, opera performer and expert in African-American musical traditions, died Aug. 22.
In Memoriam: Keck professor & Pitzer founding faculty member Daniel Guthrie
Daniel Guthrie, a founding Pitzer College faculty member and founding member of what’s now the W. M. Keck Science Department, died July 1.